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Are you looking for more resources on how you can fund your college education? We know what a great value your Mount education is, but we also understand that you want to graduate without worrying about how you can pay for it all, so we've collected some resources to help you find other sources of funding.

Scholarship opportunities for all students

While we believe that the resources on this page are worthwhile, we do not guarantee the authenticity of the information and/or websites, and do not endorse the information or services offered. Remember, never pay to apply for a scholarship, and be wary of scholarship matching services. For more information read Finaid.org's article about scholarship scams.

Ark Behavioral Health Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum 2.50 GPA.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: July 15, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.arkbh.com/scholarship/ 

Avnet Law 2022 National Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who has a demonstrable history of either community service or community involvement.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: July 15, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://avnetlaw.com/scholarship 

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be undergrad who have had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual.  
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 20, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.certalaw.com/certa-law-personal-injury-wrongful-death-scholarship/ 

Citizens Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school seniors, undergrad and graduate students.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: Monthly from 5/1/2021 through 6/30/2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.citizensbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.aspx?ctzMode=CFG-OFF_SAL_ISA_CTZ 

Cleanup Expert Scholarship

Submit an essay or video for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school seniors or current undergraduates with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $3,500 or $2,000
  • Due Date: July 5, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://cleanup.expert/scholarship-for-2022/ 

Conex Boxes Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any Full-time, U.S. undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in business, business management, marketing/advertising, or similar fields.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 30 & October 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://conexboxes.com/scholarship/

Damon Becnel Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degree by the scholarship deadline or you must be a current high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: July 31, 2022
For more information and to apply, visit: https://damonbecnelscholarship.com/ 

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student interested in the digital marketing field. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: December 15, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://dragonflydm.com/digital-marketing-scholarship/ 

Employment Discrimination Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is a 2022 graduating high school senior or currently enrolled student in a college, trade school, university. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 1, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://fedemploymentattorneys.com/employment-discrimination-scholarship/ 

Equipment Leases Scholarship

Complete the online scholarship application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Applicants should be currently enrolled or have been accepted to enroll in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: February 15 and September 15, yearly

For more information and to apply, visit: https://equipmentleases.com/about-us/college-scholarship/ 

Expand Your Horizons Scholarship

Complete the online scholarship application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: August 18, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.keepgoingforward.org/expandyourhorizons 

Fox Pest Control Scholarship

Complete an essay or video presentation for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student that is a resident of, or be attending a college in, one of the following U.S. states: Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, or Virginia. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: June 1, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://foxpest-baltimore.com/scholarship/ 

Future Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Apply the application and short essay your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is enrolled as at least a sophomore in a business program at a community college or a 4-year college/university. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 1, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.diamocycle.com/scholarship 

Global Perspectives Scholarship

Apply online for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school or college student attending an accredited college or university in 2022. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: August 1, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://rusticpathways.com/students/scholarships/global-perspectives-scholarship 

Go Maher Restoration Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school or college student attending an accredited college or university in 2022. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: November 15, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.gomaher.com/about-us/scholarship 

GPS Tab Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate or graduate student in any field may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: September 1, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://gpstab.com/scholarship/ 

Help Your Loved One Scholarship

Complete their application for your chance to win! 

  • Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: May 1, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/senior-living/help-your-loved-one-scholarship/

Info Tracer Scholarship

Complete their application for your chance to win! 

  • Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled full time with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 31, 2022
For more information and to apply, visit: https://infotracer.com/scholarships/ 

KCR's Equity Research Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled in any accredited college or university in the United States is eligible.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: July 25, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://kailashconcepts.com/kailash-concepts-research-equity-research-scholarship/ 

Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc. Scholarship

This one-semester scholarship is for children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment related injury. Students may reapply each semester for additional financial support opportunities.

  • Eligibility: Students must be between 16-25 years old and have had a substantial decline in family income due to parent with catastrophic injury or disease.
  • Amount of Scholarship: Varies
  • Due Date: Varies
Application and additional information available at https://www.kidschance-md.org/sponsor/

Kinect Solar Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student enrolled in a college in the United States is eligible.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: July 1, 2022 (fall) & December 1, 2022 (spring)

For more information and to apply, visit: https://kinectsolar.com/about-us/scholarship/ 

Kompare It Scholarship

Write a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: September 15, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.kompareit.com/scholarship.html

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship

Write an essay and you could win $500.

  • Eligibility: Currently enrolled student attending college in the U.S.A.; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $500
  • Due Date: The 20th of each month.
For more information and to apply, visit: www.latutors123.com/scholarship/ >

Leon Bradley Scholarship

Complete the online requirements and you could win $3,500.

  • Eligibility: Any students who are minorities or persons of color and completing the final year of a program that will certify them to become a teacher or school administrator.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $3,500
  • Due Date: May 31, 2022
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.aaspa.org/leon-bradley-scholarship 

Love Your Career Scholarship

Submit a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below).
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: September 10 & January 10, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.jonestshirts.com/pages/scholarship 

Make Us Laugh Scholarship

Submit a comedic video for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: May 31 and December 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.ownagepranks.com/scholarship/

Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship

Write a 500-1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 1, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.mattressnerd.com/scholarship/

Military Veteran Scholarship

Write a 500-1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student who is a U.S. military Veteran, a current service member in the U.S. military, or the child of a Veteran or current service member.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 6, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.missduiarizona.com/military-veteran-scholarship 

Neon Direct Scholarship

Write an essay of 800+ words on the topic “How can LED neon signs be used to improve society?” for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students can apply, provided they are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 31, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://neondirect.co/scholarships/ 

New Silver Fintech Scholarship

Write a 1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must currently be enrolled or in the process of enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: 1st Prize: $5,000 2nd Prize: $2,500 3rd Prize: 2,500
  • Due Date: July 31, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://newsilver.com/scholarship/ 

One Tough Student Scholarship

Submit an essay and complete the online form for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate or graduate student who have been affected by drunk driving.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: July 8, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.epinjury.com/scholarships 

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Apply online and submit a short essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: High school seniors or college undergraduates with a GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: Four times a year: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31
For more information and to apply, visit: www.opploans.com/scholarship/ >

Perseverance Scholarship

Submit a short essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 9, 2022
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.schwartzinjurylaw.com/scholarship 

Pixel Plex STEM Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a field of study related to science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), economics, or business.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: June 5 and December 5, 2022
For more information and to apply, visit: https://pixelplex.io/scholarship/ 

PNC Student Lending Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student attending an eligible U.S. college or university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: June 1 and December 1, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://pnc.financialliteracy101.org/scholarship/

Positive Values Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Due Date: December 31, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.siyachts.com/scholarship 

Realty Hop Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior in the U.S.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: August 31, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.realtyhop.com/resources/scholarship 

Remembering a Life Scholarship

Complete the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any incoming freshman or an existing college student in an accredited college or university.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,750
  • Due Date: June 30, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.memorials.com/Scholarship-information.php 

Rent Hop Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior in the U.S.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: August 31, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.renthop.com/resources/college-scholarship 

Responsify Scholarship

Submit a 800-1,000 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: October 5, every year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.responsify.com/scholarship/

Service Steel Warehouse Scholarship

Submit the online requirements for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student may apply who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 1, each year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.servicesteel.org/resources/scholarship 

Shape the Future Scholarship

Submit a 600 word essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a passion for travel and business with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,500
  • Due Date: January 1st & June 30th (every year)
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.campervanfinder.com/scholarship/

Sutliff & Stout Annual Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any high school seniors (graduating summer 2022) or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2022 semester.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,500
  • Due Date: July 29, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.sutliffstout.com/scholarship/ 

The Edwards Law Firm Community First Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled for the Fall 2022 semester with a cumulative GPA of st least 3.00.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: June 23, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.edwardsfirm.com/scholarship 

The Nosrati Law College Scholarship

Submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: February 20, each year

For more information and to apply, visit: https://nosratilaw.com/wrongful-termination/#scholarship 

The Richard Cichocki Scholarship

Submit an essay of 700-850 words for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate student may apply.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 15, 2022

For more information and to apply, visit: https://richardcichockischolarship.com/ 

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

Complete the online application for your chance to win. 

  • Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.).
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: April 30 & December 31, every year 
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.traviswatkins.com/scholarship/

The Youthist Scholarship

Complete the online application and submit an essay for your chance to win!

  • Eligibility: Any U.S. high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students.
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
  • Due Date: December 31, every year
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.theyouthist.com/scholarship/

Residents of Maryland

Residents of Maryland may be eligible for state-sponsored, need-based grants or scholarships. Many of the programs require your FAFSA to be filed before March 1 of each year and may also require a separate application for the scholarship.

Educational Assistance (EA) Grants

The EA Grant is awarded to students with low to moderate family income. The average grant for Mount St. Mary's University students has been $3,000. Your FAFSA form must be completed by March 1 to be considered.Visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission for specific eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships

The average scholarship for Mount St. Mary's University students ranges up to $2,000. Contact your local representatives for information on how to apply, you can find members of the Maryland General Assembly on their website.

Additional Resources

Search Engines

  • FastWeb  − Helps you find scholarships.
  • College Board − Offers a scholarship finder and additional resources for paying for college.
  • Student Scholarships.org − Provides current listings of available scholarships.
  • BestColleges.com - Provides scholarships for those interested in computer programming or the tech industry. 
  • Study.com - A comprehensive guide to scholarships for college students that will help afford their education.

FAFSA on the Web

FAFSA on the Web is a resource center for federal aid and the FAFSA. Remember, the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required by the university and can be completed online. The Mount's School Code is 002086.

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid from FinAid.com is a comprehensive guide to all things federal aid and is full of resources and online calculators for loans.

Nerd Wallet

Nerd Wallet is a guide to federal aid and has loan calculators and guidance with completing the FAFSA.

AffordableColleges

AffordableColleges focuses on scholarships that are available for minority students.

Resources for students of Hispanic heritage

Hispanic Scholarship Fund focuses on scholarships and resources that are available to students of Hispanic heritage.

Moneygeek.com provides financial planning resources for students of Hispanic heritage and Latino students. 

CollegeScholarships.org

CollegeScholarships.org focuses on scholarships and resources that are available to students of Hispanic heritage.